May 30, 2012 RSS feed / Features

Business Panelists Share Secrets Of Their Success

A three-man business breakfast panel at the Queens Chamber of Commerce Business Expo, held May 22 at Citi Field, consisting of Dan Glickberg of Fairway Markets, Long Island City automobile dealer Bruce Bendell of Major World and Mitch Modell of Model More...

Crime Declines In 114th Pct.

After a double-digit crime increase earlier this year, 114th Police Precinct Commanding Officer Deputy Inspector Stephen Cirabisi said that the trend is declining. More...

QSAC’s Executive Director Celebrates 20 Years Of Service

Gary A. Maffei, MPA, will celebrate his 20th anniversary as QSAC’s executive director at the organization’s upcoming gala on June 12 at Guastavino’s, 409 E. 59th St., Manhattan. More...

Congressional Candidate Grace Meng Visits Gazette

Assemblymember Grace Meng and state Senator Michael Gianaris paid a friendly visit to the Gazette offices in Long Island City. More...

Pathmark Pulling Up Stakes In LIC

Store and union officials met with employees at the Long Island City Pathmark Supermarket on May 29 to deliver some bad news. More...

Meng Recommended By UFT

The United Federation of Teachers has announced its recommendation of Assemblymember Grace Meng’s candidacy to the New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) board for the newly drawn 6th Congressional District. More...

Gazette Readers At The Beach

With Memorial Day taking place last weekend, the countdown to summer has just begun. Schools will soon let out all their hard working pupils, the weather is gradually getting warmer, and the beaches have just opened. More...

Vallone Scholarships To Be Presented By ACA

On Tuesday, June 5, the Astoria Civic Association will be presenting the Judge Charles J. Vallone Scholarship Winners at their last meeting before the summer recess. More...

The Pulpit

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Simotas Baby Shower Benefits Pajama Program

The staff of Assemblymember Aravella Simotas hosted a baby shower for her which helped benefit The Pajama Program. More...

CityParks Presents Seniors Fitness

For Forest Hills residents, Hsin, age 79, and Shung Kuan, age 78, the City Parks Foundation’s free yoga lessons has provided the opportunity to learn something new, that is also beneficial to their health. More...

Big Apple Circus Says Farewell To Grandma

Every year toward the end of May into the middle of June, the Big Apple Circus comes to Cunningham Park. More...

Kril Inducted Into Senate Veterans’ Hall Of Fame

State Senator Michael Gianaris was on hand to honor Astoria’s Jerry Kril in the state senate’s Veterans’ Hall of Fame 2012 Celebration on May 22 in Albany. More...

Ackerman Endorses Meng

Retiring Congressmember Gary Ackerman endorsed Assemblymember Grace Meng in her campaign to succeed him in the newly drawn 6th Congressional District. More...

Elder Law Seminars To Be Hosted By Flushing House

Flushing House has scheduled three Elder Law Seminars for this spring. The seminars will focus on how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Medicaid Re- Design for New York state, will impact health care and home care services for older adults. More...

Genocide Recounted At Pan-Macedonian Society

Genocide was the main topic at the Pan-Macedonian Studies Center who hosted Sophia Kontogeorge Kostos, author of the newly released book, Before the Silence: Archival News Reports of the Christian Ho More...

Field Testing Queried At School Board 30 Meeting

With less than a month left in the school year, students in grades 3 through 8 have one more round of testing ahead and some parents are questioning it. More...

Riding For The Cure

There’s an old proverb that says “You’ll accomplish more if you start now.” Jay Binkowitz, of American Eye Care in Astoria, is competing in the annual Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) More...

Markey Kicks Off Museum Week

Assemblymember Margaret M. Markey and the Queens Tourism Council kicked off the first ever New York state Museum Week on May 24 at the Louis Armstrong House Museum in Corona. More...

Santora Scholarship Fund To Present Awards

On June 8, the Firefighter Christopher A. Santora Educational Scholarship Fund will be holding their fundraising dinner dance, from 7 p.m. until midnight at Riccardo’s by The Bridge, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria. Tickets are $75.00 each. More...

Steinway Family Dental Center Grand Opening

Steinway Family Dental Center invites the community to bring their smiles to their grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 6, from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. More...

Gianaris Honors Zarate

State Senator Michael Gianaris honored Sebastian Zarate during a recent trip to Albany as this year’s Youth of the Year for the Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens. More...

NYC Pet Services Party At Astoria Park

On May 20, NYC Pet Services and Wellpets held their first pup party in the Astoria Park leash area. More...

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